Consciousness, Body-Mind, and Aristotle’s De Anima:
The Philosophic Insights

Presented by Dr. Ron Muller

Monday evenings 7:30-9:00 pm via Zoom: June 3, 10, 17, 24.

Register Now for the Lewis-Tolkien Society four-week Monday evening course investigating the Body-Mind problem.  With special emphasis on Aristotle’s treatise De Anima, Dr. Ron Muller will teach the class about the philosophic insights regarding the nature of life and the nature of the human person which support and resonate with Christian theology.

Find a detailed course description and background and weekly readings at: Consciousness, Body-Mind, and Aristotle’s De Anima.

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Imagination: S.T. Coleridge, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien

Day after day, day after day,
We stuck, nor breath nor motion;
As idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.
Water, water, every where,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, every where,
Nor any drop to drink. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of ...
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Introduction to the Body-Mind Problem: Aristotle on Causality, Substance, and Accidents’

  1. Further, the whole of being consists of bodies and space. For the existence of bodies is everywhere attested by sense itself, and it is upon sensation that reason must rely when it attempts to infer the unknown from ...
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Consciousness, Body-Mind, and Aristotle’s De Anima:

Presented by Dr. Ron Muller Monday evenings 7:30-9:00 pm via Zoom: June 3, 10, 17, 24. Register Now Background: From the earliest times, we have sought to understand the nature of man and our role in the cosmos.   At first, ...
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Memorial Day Reflections

It was a typical scorching hot summer day in June of 1970 as I stood having meaningless chatter with some high school buddies in the cool of the shade from the big cottonwoods on the grounds of the Pleasant Oaks ...
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Artificial Intelligence

The world is awash with AI these days. ChatGPT grabbed the headlines last year. With Microsoft’s one-billion-dollar investment in Open AI and its Bing CoPilot and Google AI’s Gemini, you use AI every time you search the web. If you ...
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The Christian Worldview

Seeking to know the “natures of things,” James Patrick spent a lifetime exploring the insights of the major disciplines of theology, philosophy, literature, and history in search of a comprehensive picture of God, man, and the cosmos.  In the spirit ...
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Great Books and Great Ideas

Of all the things that inspired Dr. James Patrick, perhaps nothing was more central than the love of learning which led him through the course of a long life to a profound understanding of human existence as ordered to God.  ...
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What does Athens have to do with Jerusalem?

This famous question by Tertullian has long been understood to raise the issue of the relation between faith and reason.  It points to the issue of how the conclusions of philosophy, based upon mankind’s natural reasoning ability, should be considered ...
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